Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 2 - Multiplying and Dividing Fractions - Mixed Review Exercises - Page 192: 13



Work Step by Step

$\frac{8}{12}$ Now write the numerator and denominator as a product of prime factors. 8 = $2\times2\times2$ 12=$2\times2\times3$ $\frac{8}{12}$ =$\frac{2\times2\times2}{2\times2\times3}$ =$\frac{1\times1\times2}{1\times1\times3}$ =$\frac{2}{3}$
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